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COLONIAL FURNITURE

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STYLE: AFTER PIONEER DAYS THE COLONISTS MODELED THEIR HOMES ON THOSE OF THEIR NATIVE LAND. EARLY FURNITURE WAS THE HEAVY OAK OF THE OLD COUNTRY OR PINE AND DEAL PIECES MADE IN THE COLONIES. TOWARD THE END OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY THE TRANSITION FROM MASSIVE TO MORE GRACEFUL FORMS TOOK PLACE. THE INTRODUCTION OF MAHOGANY IN ENGLAND SOON INFLUENCED FURNITURE-MAKING ON THIS SIDE OF THE WATER, AND FOR FIFTY YEARS CHIPPENDALE, HEPPLEWHITE, AND SHERATON WERE THE GUIDING STARS OF AMERICAN DESIGNERS. EARLY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH PATTERNS DECLINED IN FAVOR AND FRENCH INFLUENCE BECAME PARAMOUNT. " THE EMPIRE STYLE MARKED THE END OF COLONIAL FURNITURE-MAKING.

How To Sell Furniture

How To Sell Furniture

Types Of Furniture To Sell. There are many types of products you can sell. You just need to determine who your target market is and what specific item they want. Or you could sell a couple different ones in a package deal.

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